Production Supervisor (Print) - Afternoon

ICON Visual - Markham, ON (30+ days ago)

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We are looking for one Production Supervisor to join our busy Production Department at ICON Visual on the afternoon shift (Monday to Friday 4:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.). Reporting to the Production Manager, he or she will be responsible for overseeing and carrying out all aspects of production to ensure shop productivity, quality control, and adherence to health and safety policies. The ideal candidate must be able to work well with and train others, delegate work effectively, and meet strict production deadlines. He or she will be required to work an eight-hour shift. The ability to work overtime is also required.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage print production to ensure completion of assignments within project deadlines
  • Responsible for safety, quality, and productivity of manufacturing facility
  • Supervise, coordinate and schedule the day to day work activities of production team workers
  • Delegate job assignments to appropriate workers to ensure steady workflow
  • Conduct the orientation and training of new employees and employees in new positions, covering company health and safety practices and procedures
  • Operate various pieces of equipment involved in the production, including scissor lifts, forklifts, and measurement equipment
  • Maintain and enforce high standards of cleanliness and organization of production facility
  • Ensure all work activities are carried out in a safe and efficient manner and all workers and in compliance with government and company PPE standards
  • Enforce and work in accordance with all applicable health and safety laws and regulations
  • Inventory management for all equipment and hardware
  • Inspect, segregate finished package, remove and replace any defectives
  • Measure finished graphics for creating packing material
  • Replenish packaging materials such as boxes, tubes, tapes, bubble wraps, etc.
  • Organize Kitting Jobs to complete on schedule for shipping
  • Position requires standing/bending for 8 hours a day
  • Microsoft office skills for spreadsheets and emails
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Experience

  • High School or equivalent is required
  • 5+ years’ experience as a foreman managing a shop with 5 or more employees
  • 2+ years related shipping and receiving experience
  • Forklift/Scissor Shift Certification would be a great asset
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Exceptional leadership skills to guide and mentor employees
  • Must be able to review detailed spreadsheets for launches
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must possess basic math skills and be able to perform precise imperial measurements
  • Must be able to lift and move 50lbs without assistant from floor to shoulder height

Key Competencies

  • Pay strong attention to detail
  • Maintain safe and clean work environment by keeping workstations neat
  • Able to work in a warehouse environment
  • Able to take initiative
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong ability to identify problems and solve them
  • Ability to work in shifts, overtime and weekends as required


ICON is a full-service organization with a 120,000 square foot state-of-the-art production facility unmatched in terms of technology, production capabilities, and product diversity, serviced by the most experienced and knowledgeable team of display graphics, digital signage and print professionals in the business. ICON’s reputation for reliability, quality workmanship, professionalism, and customer service is well earned and reflected by the trust and loyalty of clients we serve. As a multi-faceted visual communications media company, we serve our clients’ needs of transforming spaces in retail, out-of-home advertising, corporate/event marketing, hospitality, and consumer packaged goods (CPG) industries. Our company name represents strength and innovation, both of which are necessary for growth and success within our respective industries. Within ICON we have four divisions – ICON Media, ICON Visual, ICON Print, and ICON Motion. These divisions support the commitment we give to our clients to continue being leaders in All Things Visual.

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. ICON is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

ICON is a supporter of AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act). Accommodation will be provided to all applicants with disabilities during the recruitment process. Please include a summary of the accommodation required in your application email.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Supervisory/Management: 2 years (Required)
  • Printing Industry (large or small format): 3 years (Required)